Godzilla filmmaker grew up dreaming of monsters

13 June 2019, 1:59 pm

Filmmaker Michael Dougherty feels he was destined to make the latest Godzilla monster movie for a new generation of film fans, because his middle name means ‘dragon’ in Vietnamese. The writer/director ...... Read More »

How a Broadway dancer tapped into his childhood love for folk opera and became one of Vietnam’s most promising new directors

11 June 2019, 6:45 pm

Nguyen, a Vietnamese American producer based in Los Angeles ... because for the last couple decades — while Nguyen and his filmmaker friends like Ham Tran (“Journey From the Fall”), brothers Timothy ...... Read More »

The French girl whose dress saluted American soldiers, as told by Wheaton filmmaker

5 June 2019, 10:22 pm

A 36-year-old woman flying a Black Hawk helicopter over Iraq in 2004 exhibited the same valor, commitment and sacrifice as an 18-year-old man storming the beaches of Normandy in 1944, a G.I. trying to ...... Read More »

Indigenous directors putting a new spin on horror

5 June 2019, 6:18 pm

American filmmaker Jordan Peele put "black horror" on the world stage with box-office hits "Get Out!" and "Us". Now Australian filmmakers have put their own spin on the genre. The Sydney film festival ...... Read More »

Domestic documentaries get better and better

5 June 2019, 3:07 am

Documentary filmmaker Nguyen Nhu Vu. All Vietnamese documentary films shown at the festival have been produced by the national studio. Moc Anh from Weekend People interviews filmmaker Nguyen Nhu Vu, ...... Read More »

Vietnamese Director Defends Award-Winning Film After Controversy Over Intimate Scenes Involving Teen Star

30 May 2019, 9:23 pm

but the filmmaker says the movie focuses on women’s rights and challenges the country's "patriarchal traditions." Vietnamese director Ash Mayfair has issued a defiant defense of her debut feature, The ...... Read More »

The history of the Vietnamese nail salon

29 May 2019, 6:21 pm

But how did Vietnamese entrepreneurs come to dominate the nail economy? In her documentary Nailed It filmmaker Adele Free Pham sets out to answer that question and gives a history to nail art. ...... Read More »

Pensacola woman finds long-lost ID of pilot shot down in Vietnam on trip to former war zone

27 May 2019, 4:08 am

Hubbs, a Pensacola filmmaker, found the ID while visiting a rural Vietnamese province late last year. (Photo: John Blackie/jblackie@pnj.com) Hubbs, Delonge and a group of other women who lost their ...... Read More »

Documentary traces how Vietnamese-Americans developed the nail salon industry

19 May 2019, 7:19 am

So how did Vietnamese entrepreneurs come to dominate the multibillion-dollar nail economy? Filmmaker Adele Free Pham set out to answer that question in a documentary called Nailed It. Growing up in ...... Read More »

How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

18 May 2019, 9:25 pm

So how did Vietnamese entrepreneurs come to dominate the multibillion-dollar nail economy? Filmmaker Adele Free Pham set out to answer that question in a documentary called Nailed It. Growing up in ...... Read More »

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